From wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_server

In 1989 Tim Berners-Lee proposed a new project to his employer CERN, with the goal of easing the exchange of information between scientists by using a hypertext system. The project resulted in Berners-Lee writing two programs in 1990:

Between 1991 and 1994, the simplicity and effectiveness of early technologies used to surf and exchange data through the World Wide Web helped to port them to many different operating systems and spread their use among scientific organizations and universities, and then to industry.

In 1994 Tim Berners-Lee decided to constitute the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to regulate the further development of the many technologies involved (HTTP, HTML, etc.) through a standardization process.

Here is the tutorial about how to make a simple Web Server by yourself.   Or , Web Server DIY , Do It Yourself !    I will use Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express to demonstrate how to write a web server for your reference.   Follow this tutorial here, you can also make a Web Server and do web hosting by yourself, at your home.   And, the best thing is, it is free.   It is a free web hosting.    Write a simple homepage and do the web hosting today, just right in your home !

nternet is very popular nowadays and can be found all of the world.    So , if you made your own Web Server , then you can access it from any corner in the world.     Such as the example below, I setup a webcam and a RC Car on a laptop in my room.   With the homemade web server, I can access to them through internet.    
The related sample application can be found here:
This website will demonstrate how to use Microsoft Visual Studio C# 2008(2010) Express to write a web server.    Show how to expose the homemade web server to the internet(setup a Virtual Server in the router).    So you can make your own free web hosting.    For me, I use it to control and monitor my electronics projects in my home.    You can make your own website and do web hosting in your home !

Enjoy it and have fun !

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